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Kerry Duggan

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, SustainabiliD

Kerry Duggan is the founder and chief executive officer of SustainabiliD, a 100% woman-owned small business to solve the climate crisis equitably. Additionally, she is the founding director of the University of Michigan’s SEAS Sustainability Clinic in Detroit, and co-founded Smart Cities Lab.

Duggan is an appointee to the Secretary of Energy’s Advisory Board under Secretary Jennifer Granholm and the State of Michigan’s Council on Climate Solutions under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Duggan served on the Biden-Harris Transition Team and on the Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force. She also was a senior policy advisor for then-Vice President Biden and a deputy director of the Detroit task force. Earlier in the Obama -Biden administration, she held several senior roles at the Department of Energy.

Duggan is a senior advisor at RockCreek and sits on several corporate advisory boards, including Perma-Fix, Our Next Energy (ONE), Walker-Miller Energy Services, and BlueConduit. She is a part of the 2018 Crain’s Detroit Business’ “40 Under 40” and its inaugural class of “Notable Leaders in Sustainability.”

Duggan earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont and her Master of Science from the University of Michigan.